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from "Vegetable Love" by Barbara Kafka and Christopher Styler

This is a satisfying American classic. Served over common crackers, it makes a meal.

Makes 7 cups; serves 6 as a first course
 Vegetable Love

1 pound floury potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/3-inch dice
1 medium red bell pepper, cored, de-ribbed, and seeded, cut into 1/4-inch dice
1 medium green bell pepper, cored, de-ribbed and seeded, cut into 1/4-inch dice*
1 small onion, chopped**
2 cups fresh corn kernels (cut from 4 medium ears corn)
4 scallions, trimmed and thinly sliced
2 stalks celery, peeled and thinly sliced
1 1/2 cups milk
1/2 cup heavy cream
1 tablespoon kosher salt
3 drops hot red pepper sauce
Freshly ground black pepper to taste
2 tablespoons unsalted butter (optional)

*/** FreshDirect Note: Our green peppers and yellow onions have a 2-piece purchase minimum, which you'll see reflected in the ingredients list below.

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Place the potatoes, bell peppers, onion and 1 cup water in a 5-quart casserole dish with a tightly fitting lid. Cook in the microwave, covered, at 100% for 12 minutes. Stir in the corn, scallions, celery, milk and cream. Cook, covered, for 9 more minutes.
Remove from the oven, uncover, and stir in the salt, pepper sauce and black pepper. Cool slightly before serving, then stir in the butter, if desired.

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Product nutrition and information
 Quantity Ingredients Est.Price
  Russet Potato, Medium - $1.29/lb
  Red Bell Pepper, Large - $2.49/lb
  Green Bell Pepper - $2.99/lb
  Organic Valley Heavy Whipping Cream - $4.19/ea
 1 pint
  Organic Yellow Onion, Medium - $1.99/lb
  Yellow Corn - $0.89/ea Save! 5 for $4
  Ocean Mist Farms Scallions - $1.69/ea
 approx. 5.5oz
  Ocean Mist Farms Celery - $2.49/ea
 approx. 1lb
You May Already Have
  Morton Coarse Kosher Salt - $2.99/ea
  Gefen Ground Black Pepper - $2.79/ea
  Cholula Hot Sauce, Original - $3.69/ea
 5fl oz
  Breakstone's All-Natural Unsalted Butter - $3.69/ea
 2ct, 4oz ea
  Amish Country Farms Organic Whole Milk - $4.99/ea
 1/2 gallon
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